This lesson will teach you to describe the colors and appearance of people and things in Estonian. Learn to express whether something is big or small, red or green, beautiful of ugly.

This lesson is part of the chapter “Learning Estonian“.

Basic Words & Phrases: Colors

Colors

EnglishEstonian
light / clearhele
darktume
colorcolorvärv
coloredcoloredvärviline
whitewhitevalge
blackblackmust
yellowyellowkollane
orangeorangeoranž
redredpunane
pinkpinkroosa
violetvioletlilla
bluebluesinine
greengreenroheline
brownbrownpruun
greygreyhall

Appearance & attributes

EnglishEstonian
newuus
oldvana
smallväike
large / bigsuur
youngnoor
kind / pleasantlahke
unkind / unpleasantebasõbralik / ebameeldiv
patientkannatlik
tall (when talking about people)pikk
middle sized (when talking about people)keskmist kasvu
small (when talking about people)lühike
fatpaks
thin / slimpeenike
nice / prettykena / ilus
beautifulilus
uglyinetu
ill / sickhaige
healthyterve
happy / cheerfulõnnelik
sadkurb
sportysportlik
ambitionedauahne
intelligenttark
creativeloov
activeaktiivne
sentimentalsentimentaalne
rationalmõistlik
emotionalemotsionaalne
naturalloomulik
romanticromantiline
nice / amiablekena / sümpaatne
spontaneousspontaanne
energeticenergiline
stressed (out)stressis
relaxedlõõgastunud
frustratedpettunud
talentedandekas

Questions & phrases

EnglishEstonian
What does he look like?Milline ta välja näeb?
What does she look like?Milline ta välja näeb?
What is he like?Milline ta on?
What is she like?Milline ta on?
App2Brain vocabulary trainer

Use our free online vocabulary trainer to learn these and many other useful Estonian words and phrases

Vocabulary trainer: Colors & Appearance in Estonian

The free App2Brain vocabulary trainer is a fun and effective way to memorize vocabulary. It helps you learn hundreds of basic Estonian words and phrases quickly. Try it out now!


Found this helpful? Share it with your friends:
Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Email this to someone